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Don Porcaro is a sculptor who was a member of the faculty in the fine arts program at Parsons School of Design for forty-two years, retiring in December of 2017. Porcaro grew up in Caldwell, New Jersey in a blue-collar Italian American family. He earned his BFA from Farleigh Dickinson University and his MFA from Columbia University. While still a student at Columbia University he was hired to help establish a sculpture program at Parsons. Porcaro's sculpture has been widely exhibited and reviewed. He is married to the painter Leslie Wayne.

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Parsons School of Design oral history program

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Audio interview with Don Porcaro

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